Songs of Madras

For a long time in Tamil Nadu, cinema was the medium through which people of the State understood the people and the cultural life in Madras. Two competing narratives of Madras were presented simultaneously in the movies: a city teeming with busy, but self-centred people, and a progressive city where …

851 total views, 13 views today

Pulicat Lake

Woke up at 10.30AM on a fine Sunday morning. Heard a loud noise.Realized I forgot to switch off the TV last night.Searched for the remote.Found it under the cot and switched the TV off. Closed and opened the eyes peacefully.Thought of how to spend the day? The first decision was …

1,455 total views, no views today

Just a sunday!

The fine Sunday morning started with a photowalk which is the 62nd edition of The Chennai photo walkers through an interesting route around the busiest anna salai with a small village in the midst.. The walk started from Hotel Sindhur, Clubhouse road – as the route map shown below: View …

2,823 total views, no views today

Jane Jacobs walk!

Often, we go about our lives busy moving to and from our destinations without being able to reflect on why we enjoy or dread being in certain parts of our cities. Though I had been to many curated walks in Chennai, I was curious about how this walk would be …

3,190 total views, no views today